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  • Press Releases

    02/26/2019 Industry Veteran Wendy Hoekwater Named Vice President of Sales for Great Wolf Resorts PDF | HTML

    08/10/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Splashes into Northern California PDF | HTML

    07/31/2018 Great Wolf Lodge to Remove Plastic Straws from All Resorts PDF | HTML

    07/26/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Introduces Inaugural Junior Chef Council  PDF | HTML

    07/16/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota Beats the Heat with Star-Powered Howl N’ Splash Summer Bash PDF | HTML

    06/21/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Makes A Splash in Illinois PDF | HTML

    05/24/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Makes Its Official Splash in Georgia PDF | HTML

    05/09/2018 Let Imaginations Soar! Great Wolf Lodge Launches Build-Your-Own Fort Kits PDF | HTML

    02/13/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation PDF | HTML

    01/24/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Illinois Ready to Splash on July 1 PDF | HTML

    01/19/2018 Great Wolf Lodge Splashes into Arizona PDF | HTML

    12/14/2017 Great Wolf Lodge Makes Waves as It Splashes into Minnesota PDF | HTML

    11/13/2017 Great Wolf Lodge Decks the Halls for Annual Snowland Holiday Celebration PDF | HTML

    10/26/2017 Howl All About It: Great Wolf Lodge Georgia Set To Open Doors May 31 PDF | HTML

    9/7/2017 Howl-O-Ween Brings Spooktacular Fun to Great Wolf Lodge PDF | HTML

    8/2/2017 Great Wolf Lodge Splashes into Illinois PDF | HTML

    7/12/2017 Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota Now Accepting Reservations PDF | HTML

    6/20/2017 Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells Celebrates 20th Anniversary HTML

    5/31/2017 Great Wolf Resorts Names Edward Malinowski as Chief Information Officer PDF | HTML

    5/9/2017 Wine Down Service Launches at Great Wolf Lodge PDF | HTML

    3/2/2017 Spring-a-Palooza Is In the Air at Great Wolf Lodge PDF | HTML

    3/1/2017 Great Wolf Resorts Names Scott Wilson as Chief Commercial Officer PDF | HTML

    2/7/2017 Great Wolf Lodge Splashes into Minnesota PDF | HTML

    7/21/2016 Great Wolf Resorts Names Three New Officers to its Executive Team PDF | HTML

    6/23/2016 Great Wolf Lodge Makes a Splash with its First Resort in Georgia PDF | HTML

    4/18/2016 Great Wolf Lodge Southern California to Recognize Local Non-profit Organizations PDF | HTML

    3/24/2016 Great Wolf Lodge Splashes into Southern California PDF | HTML

    1/26/2016 Great Wolf Resorts Names Gregory Kryder as New Chief Financial Officer PDF | HTML

    1/5/2016 Great Wolf Lodge Southern California Has Jobs to Howl About PDF | HTML

    9/23/2015 Great Wolf Lodge Southern California Now Accepting Reservations 2016 PDF | HTML

    8/7/2015 Great Wolf Resorts Names Rubén A. Rodríguez as Chief Executive Officer PDF | HTML

    7/29/2015 Great Wolf Lodge Makes a Splash with its First Resort in Colorado PDF | HTML

    6/27/2015 Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains Debuts First of its Kind Interactive Waterslide PDF | HTML

    5/13/2015 Centerbridge Partners Completes Acquisition of Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. PDF | HTML

    3/24/2015 Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. to be Acquired by an Affiliate of Centerbridge Partners, L.P. PDF | HTML

  • Media Requests

    Media Stay Policy

    Discounted or hosted media stay rates may be offered at select times of the year to qualifying members of media who are on assignment or researching for future editorial consideration. Eligible members of the media include full-time editorial and news-gathering professionals who cover feature news such as entertainment, travel, consumer, amusement, parenting and family. When available, approved media rates are offered for a single night in a traditional Family Suite. This discount is offered at the discretion of the Great Wolf Lodge Communications team, and we consider each request on a case-by-case basis, taking into account the relevancy and reach of each applicant's news outlet and social media following.

    Qualifying positions include:

    Print Media: News reporters, publishers, managing/assignment editors and editors in travel, lifestyle, entertainment, business, consumer, or related fields.

    Broadcast Media: news producers, news directors, news/weather anchors and reporters, managing assignment/planning editors, news writers.

    Online Media: Bloggers, freelance writers, editors and writers affiliated with established news organizations or online publications.

    To be considered for a media rate, please email The Communications Team at least 2 weeks prior to the requested dates.

  • Awards Received

    Forth Worth Child Magazine

    2017 DFW Child Magazine Best Party Venue for Thrill Seekers
    Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine

    The readers of Dallas Child Magazine have chosen their favorite places in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in a variety of topics, including travel. Great Wolf Lodge Grapevine was named the Best Party Venue for Thrill Seekers.

     

    Family Favorite

    2017 Colorado Parent Family Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge Colorado Springs

    Colorado Parents Magazine has named its Family Favorites in a variety of topics, including travel. Great Wolf Lodge Colorado Springs was named the Family Favorite Colorado Resort or Hotel for 2017. These favorites are evaluated based on five criteria for families:

    •Family-friendly atmosphere
    •Great value
    •Fun for all ages
    •A trusted resource
    •Superior customer service

     

    Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells indoor water park resort voted Best Family Hotel from Family Vacation Critic in 2017.

    Best Family Hotel

    2017 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells

    “Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has announced the winners of its second annual Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotels Awards - representing the top family-tested, family-approved hotels. Award recipients have all been personally vetted by Family Vacation Critic's team of experts, and have also received high ratings from family travelers.

    “’These winners represent hotels that truly excel as family-friendly properties," explains Lissa Poirot, editor-in-chief of Family Vacation Critic. ‘Because awards are only given to hotels that receive a high rating from both our team of experts and family travelers who have stayed at the property, the Family Vacation Critic Favorite Hotels designation offers parents a credible stamp of approval to use when searching for the perfect hotel for their family.’

    “In order to be designated a Family Vacation Critic Favorite, hotels had to meet the following criteria: 1. Hotel must have been personally vetted and visited by a member of Family Vacation Critic's team of hotel experts, and receive either a four- or five-star editorial rating. 2. Hotel must have been recommended by 75% or more families who have reviewed the property, with a four- or five-star review rating.”

     

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort voted Favorite Indoor Family Destination from KC Parent Magazine in 2016.

    Top 25 Hotels for Families

    2017 Traveler’s Choice Award

    Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells
    Great Wolf Lodge Traverse City
    Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls
    Great Wolf Lodge Mason
    Great Wolf Lodge Southern California

    Based on reviews and opinions from millions of travelers, the following Great Wolf Lodge resorts are in the top 1% of hotels.

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort voted Favorite Indoor Family Destination from KC Parent Magazine in 2016.

    Favorite Indoor Family Destination

    2016 KC Parent Family Faves
    Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort voted 10 Best USA TODAY Reader's Choice award.

    Best Family Resort

    2015 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice
    Great Wolf Lodge, Various Location

    “Taking home the title of Best Family Resort is the multi-destination Great Wolf Lodge. … These family resorts are located throughout the United States and known for their massive indoor water parks that cater to kids of all ages, with quality accommodations and excellent service. The resorts constantly evolve the guest experiences with new attractions … earning one of the highest repeat and referral rates in the industry. Many of the resorts feature family suites including bunk beds and faux indoor cabins for kids.” – USA Today

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort voted as a Favorite by Family Vacation Critic in 2015

    Best Family Hotel

    2015 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells

    Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls, Ontario voted as a Favorite by Family Vacation Critic in 2015

    Best Family Hotel

    2015 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort voted as a Favorite by Family Vacation Critic in 2014.

    Best Family Hotel

    2014 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge New England

    Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells, WI voted as a Favorite by Family Vacation Critic in 2014

    Best Family Hotel

    2014 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge Wisconsin Dells

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort in Niagara Falls, ON voted as a Favorite by Family Vacation Critic in 2014

    Best Family Hotel

    2014 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
    Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

    Great Wolf Lodge indoor water park resort voted as a Favorite by Family Vacation Critic in 2014

    Best in Stay

    2014 Orbitz Best in Stay Award
    Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

    “Orbitz Worldwide Best In Stay Award winners were selected from hundreds of thousands of properties based on the review scores and number of reviews written by Orbitz Worldwide consumer brands (Orbitz.com, ebookers, and HotelClub) customers as well as input from our hotel experts. Hotels are rated on a scale of one to five for service, amenities, comfort, location and value. Our Best In Stay winners are the cream of the crop in our most popular destinations around the world …. – Orbitz Worldwide